Nepali Movie – Badhshala

badhshalaNepali Movie – Badhshala
Starring – Anup Baral, Arpan Thapa, Saugat Malla, Dayahang Rai, Sarita Giri, Samuna KC etc.
Director – Manoj Pandit

A presentation of Smashing Apple, ‘Badhshala’ is a film on the torture of Maoist combatants at Bhairavnath barrack of Nepal Army. Released on April 19, 2013, ‘Badhshala’ went through a political controversy after being banned by Nepal Army. The film makers went to street to protest the unjust banning of the movie citing March 8 as the black Friday.

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Nepali Movie – Fitkiree

fitkireeNepali Film – Fitkiree
StarringSaugat Malla, Diya Maskey, Nischal Basnet, Anup Baral etc.
Director – Anup Baral

The film ‘Fitkiree’ is the debut movie of Anup Baral as a director. The film written by Yangesh is categories as a crime thriller film. The director Anup Baral married actress Diya Maskey after the release of the film. The film is a presentation of Mega Entertainment.

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Nepali Movie – Lakshya

lakshyaNepali Film – Lakshya
StarringUttam Pradhan, Manoj RC, Anup Baral, Sushmita Karki, Noyo Singh etc.
Director

The Nepali movie ‘Lakshya’ with sub-title ‘Don’t Fall in Love’, is a pure love story and is dedicated to the youths of Nepal and presented by Ingnam Pictures. Action of Arjun Karki, Bishowbandhu Ghimire, music by Rahul Pradhan, editing by Shiva Puri, and cinematographed by Deepak Bajracharya. The movie is a presentation of Ingnam Pictures.

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Sweta Khadka marries Shree Krishna Shrestha and Diya Maskey marries Anup Baral today

UPDATE – Video of the marriage of Sweta Khadka and Shree Krishna Shrestha added at the end.

Today is a special day in Nepali film industry. Four celebrities – Sweta Khadka is marrying Shree Krishna Shrestha and Diya Maskey is marrying Anup Baral in separate events on June 7, 2014.

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 Photo – Anup Baral and Diya Maskey getting married.

27-years-old Sweta Khadka and 50-years-old Shree Krishna Shrestha met as the lead actors of Shree Krishna’s debut movie as a producer ‘Kaha Bhetiyala‘. Although everybody who knew them knew about their affair, they had denied the rumor and they still deny it. In a report, Sweta and Shree Krishna had formally engaged on the day another actor was marrying Madhu Bhattarai. The marriage ceremony is off-limits to the media.

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2014, the year of celebrity marriages

UPDATE on July 12 Five more marriages were held in July. We had talked about the three marriages at the end of this post. Two additional marriages include that of Sweta Bhattarai, Prakriti Shrestha. Mithila Sharma married Motilal Bohara in an un-announced event among close friends only. Sweta Khadka marries Shree Krishna Shrestha and Diya Maskey marries Anup Baral in public functions, Sweta Bhattarai marries Milan Sapkota secretly and  another unannounced marriage was that of Prakriti Shrestha and Sudeep Neupane.

UPDATE on June 27 Richa Singh Thakuri married to an Australian NRN, Gajendra Thapa, on Ashad 6 (June 20). The news about their marriage was released a few weeks earlier.

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It seems, the year 2014 is going to the year of celebrity marriages. It started with actress Bhawana Regmi marrying in January. The celebrity marriages, so far in 2014, are:

Bhawana Regmi marriage

The daughter of late director Shiva Regmi got married in January, a month after her father’s death. The marriage of ‘So Simple’ actress was a low profile marriage in family mourning the death of her father.

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Shankar BC and Nisha Sunar marriage

We don’t know the exact date of this marriage between choreographer and dancer Shankar BC and singer Nisha Sunar. The couple shared their secret marriage photo in February 2014 right after Nisha went to USA. In the USA, Nisha also gave birth to a child within a month of the marriage announcement. Shankar has a family of his own in Nepal and it was the third marriage of Nisha.

The marriage doesn’t make much as Shankar is living in Nepal and Nisha living in USA. A month after the birth of the child, Nisha has started working in a restaurant in the USA.

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Nepali Movie – Numafung

numafungNepali Movie – Numafung
Starring – Anupama Subba, Niwahangma Limbu, Prem Subba, Alok Nembang, Ramesh Singhak etc.
Director – Nabin Subba

Introduction:

This movie, Numafung, was made in Limbu language and had received the runners-up award from among 123 entries in the International Film Festival in Dhaka, Bangladesh in September 2003. Numafung received US$ 2000 and a certificate for being second in the contest participated in by 36 countries. Nabin Subba directed Numafung, which literally means “beautiful flower.” Indian film ‘Lesson One’ directed by TV Chandra stood first in the festival. The film received US$ 6,000 and a certificate.

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Rajesh Hamal proved his talent in Court Martial, it earned record breaking 15 lakhs in 32 days

At the time when movies haven’t been able to recover their investments and a theater play has managed to earn 15 lakh in 32 days. The play titled ‘Court Martial’ is directed by Anup Baral and the main actor of the play is the superstar of Nepali movies, . The play also features the well known actors like Dayahang Rai, Subash Thapa and Diya Maskey.

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It it believed that the paly ‘Court Martial’ has created the foundation of the professional theater in Nepal. The earning of the play is a record breaking amount. Although it was the debut play of Hamal, he has proved his acting talent in it.

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Rajesh Hamal debuted in a theater in Anup Baral’s Court Martial

For the first time in his acting career the top actor of Nepali movie industry, , has done a theater play. The play titled ‘Court Martial’ has started in Theater Village on Friday, November 22. The first show was done only for the press and will be open for the general public starting Saturday.

court marshal scene

The play featuring  Rajesh Hamal, Dayahang Rai, Deeya Maskey, BS Rana, Karma, Subash Thapa and others is directed by Anup Baral. The play is written by an Indian writer, Swadesh Deepak, has been played for more than 4,000 times in four South Asian countries.

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Anup Baral to debut film direction in ‘Fitkiri’

Actor and director Anup Baral is debuting in movie direction after directing more than 50 plays. Anup Baral’s first movie ‘Fitkiri’ is scheduled to start in by the end of February.

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Anup Baral started acting in theater at the age of 14 and is known as the guru of well known actors like Saugat Malla, Dayahang Rai, and Diya Maskey. Other well known actors who took training from Anup Baral are Raj Ballav Koirala, Usha Rajak, and Sarita Giri.

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Poster of Badhshala released on Intl Human Rights day

On the occasion of the International Human Rights day (December 10, 2012), the poster of an upcoming movie ‘Badhshala’ was released in Kathmandu. ‘Badhshala’ is told to be made on the story of the abuse of human rights. The poster also features a character ready to be tortured in a room that looks like a windows less army/police torture room.

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Nepali Movie – Dasdhunga

An Apil Bista films production’s movie, based on political leaders Madan Bhandari and Jivraj Ashrit who were killed in an ‘accident’ that happened in the place called Dasdhunga.
Nepali Movie – Dasdhunga
StarringAnup Baral, Sanchita Luitel, Dayahang Rai, BS Rana, Bishow Basnet etc.
Director – Manoj Pandit

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Nepali Movie – Ek Din Ek Raat (2011)

ek-din-ek-raat First Nepali horror movie made with supernatural concept. A Nirmal Ratna Shakya presentation:
Nepali Movie: Ek Din Ek Raat (2011)
StarringVinay Shrestha, Diya Maskey, Anup Baral, Karma, Pooja Lama, Menuka Pradhan, Gauri Malla and BS Thapa (special Appearance) etc.
Story / Director – Dev Kumar Shrestha
Nepali Movie – Ek Din Ek Raat

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Oleanna – a strong ‘split role’ play

A play on the issue of sexually harassing behaviors in schools, colleges and universities, Oleanna, was featured in Moksh Live, Jhamsikhel by One World Theatre in collaboration with Actors’ Studio. The first set of shows were featured on December 2, 3 and 4th and it will again be shown on 9-11 December. Based on the original play of playwright David Mamet, it is directed by Deborah Merola.

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